Iran free-style wrestling team quits 2018 World Cup

Tehran, March 13, IRNA – Iran quit the Freestyle World Cup in reaction to a decision by UWW to strip Iran from hosting the 2018 Men’s Greco-Roman Wrestling World Cup.

Iran Wrestling Federation had earlier announced that due to happening competitions sooner than the scheduled time, even Iranian freestylers will not be able to attend the upcoming event.

The United World Wrestling had agreed with Iran’s offer.

The European countries had requested to hold the event on November instead of April 19 and their demand was also sent to Iran.

The UWW had threatened Iran regarding its disagreement to hold the event in April.


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